Sunday, July 5, 2020

Jeff Shiffrin, father of World Cup racer, dies

The ski racing community is shocked to learn of the passing of Jeff Shiffrin, father of World Cup athlete Mikaela Shiffrin.

Holderness School Receives $6M Gift for Snow Sports, Athletics

Holderness School in Plymouth, N.H., recently received a transformational $6 million gift, which will bolster its snow-sport programs and facilities.

American ski journalist John Fry dead at 90

John Fry, the dean of North American ski journalists, died suddenly but peacefully on January 24, two days after celebrating his 90th birthday.

Killington Mountain School Names Claire Kershko New Head of School

Kershko succeeds Tao Smith who will depart KMS after 19 years of excellent service.

GOODE Skis Founder Dave Goode Dies at 64

Goode, 64, died Wednesday while taking part in one of his many passions, piloting his airplane.

Ski Racing Media Announces Addition of Key Staff Bervy, Mintz

Ski Racing Media took another step forward this week with the addition of two key staff members, Max Bervy, who will take on the role of managing director, and Geoff Mintz, who will serve as editor-in-chief.

Vail Resorts, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail announce opening of Golden Peak Expansion

New expansion adds T-bar and space for full-length speed.

Tecnica Group Announces Nordica as Exclusive Supplier of Race Products for U.S. Market

Blizzard and Tecnica will be exiting the race market in the United States.

Russia Handed Four-Year Ban for Doping Violations

WADA sites investigation noncompliance as reason for harsh punishment.

FIS to Ban All Fluorinated Wax For 2020-21 Season

FIS Council votes to ban wax additive starting next season.

Kasper to Step Down as FIS President in the Spring

FIS President has served in some capacity since 1975.

Liensberger Saga Ends With Two-Year Rossignol Contract

Austrian star will compete on the World Cup this season.

U.S. Ski & Snowboard and NBC Sports Group Renew Media Rights Agreement Through 2021-22

Over 40 hours of domestic events to be aired on NBC networks this winter.

Alpine Canada Elects New Board, Aims to Become Leading Alpine Nation in Coming Years

Canadian national governing body under new leadership this week.

Girl On Fire Goes into the Backcountry

Keely's Camp for Girls announces seventh year of popular sponsorship contest.

Dan Leever and Leever Partners Acquire Ski Racing Media

Colorado-based investment firm takes over legacy publication.

T2 Foundation announces 2020 Junior Team

The T2 Foundation is proud to announce the 2019/20 Junior Team roster. For several years the T2 foundation has worked hard to...

SYNC Performance Announces 2019/20 Season SYNC Athlete Fund Grant Recipients

Colorado-based ski clothing brand continues their grassroots support of ski racing.

FIS Autumn Meetings Conclude in Zurich

Final administrative meetings before the start of the World Cup season come to a close in Switzerland.

Marker Dalbello Volkl Name Matt McKenna National Race Manager

Burke Mountain Academy graduate has a strong racing background.

Swiss-Ski Appoints Walter Reusser as New Alpine Director

Longtime ski industry executive takes over the alpine programs in Switzerland.

FIS Joins UN Climate Action Initiative

International governing body signs on to UN Sports for Climate Action initiative.

HEAD/Tyrolia Promotes Cameron Smith to Lead U.S. Competition Department

University of Colorado alumnus to lead race department in the United States.

Marielle Thompson Named Female Athlete of the Year at Canadian Sport Awards

Canadian skicross athlete recognized outside of her sport.

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